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Hooded Plover rescue in Oz

Tue, 26/02/2013 - 04:48

Monitoring threatened species takes on many forms — not only keeping an eye on populations or nesting attempts, but also looking after the individual birds themselves. Recently, at Point Roadknight, Anglesea, on Victoria’s Surf Co...

Pacific Australia Preventing Extinctions

Nabukelevu youth benefit from their sustainable livelihood project

Mon, 25/02/2013 - 04:36

The Nabukelevu Site Support Group (SSG) was set up in 2007 to promote the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources in Mount Nabukelevu, Kadavu, Fiji....

Pacific Fiji Local Empowerment

New Zealand Storm-petrel discovered breeding 50 km from Auckland City

Mon, 25/02/2013 - 01:21

Researchers are elated to find the sparrow-sized New Zealand Storm-petrel, thought extinct until 2003, is breeding on Little Barrier Island Hauturu in the H...

Pacific New Zealand Marine

Kiwis called to action for national kereru survey

Wed, 20/02/2013 - 21:45

The Kiwi Conservation Club is asking all New Zealanders, young and old, to take part in a nationwide Kereru survey that begins on Sunday. Kereru is also known as New Zealand Pigeon Hemiphaga novae...

Pacific New Zealand

A Guitar reveals the call of the Fiji Petrel

Thu, 17/01/2013 - 01:38

The 20th confirmed grounding of a Critically Endangered Fiji Petrel occurred on the 13th of November 2012 when a bird was grounded by a fluorescent light in the school compound at Nukuloa primary school, ...

Pacific Fiji

Don’t Fence Them In

Thu, 03/01/2013 - 21:16

BirdLife Australia (BirdLife Partner) has joined an alliance of conservation groups calling on the West Australian government to halt its plans to extend the State Barrier Fence. Construction of the fence extension in the Esperance region would create ...

Pacific Australia

Key sites for seabird conservation identified in the tropical Pacific

Thu, 20/12/2012 - 17:31

BirdLife has launched a report titled Important Areas for Seabirds – guiding marine conservation in the tropical Pacific revealing the most impor...

Pacific Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Pacific

New video showcases community project in Fiji

Fri, 14/12/2012 - 00:26

BirdLife Pacific has released a new video about a community conservation project in Fiji.Mount Nabukelevu is one of two Important Bird Areas (IBAs) on the Fijian island of Kadavu, and its montane forest i...

Pacific Fiji Local Empowerment

Film-maker wanted for conservation expedition to South Pacific paradise

Tue, 11/12/2012 - 09:15

Conservationists in the South Pacific are looking for an adventurous and talented film-maker to document an expedition to one of the remotest islands on...

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